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(A) Whenever this subchapter applies as provided in § 35.40, it shall be unlawful and a penal ordinance violation for any person to:
(1) Willfully obstruct, hinder, or delay the Commissioners, the Director of Emergency Management, participating emergency service agencies, authorized emergency management volunteers, or other authorities from implementing, carrying out, and enforcing emergency plans and procedures;
(2) Fail to observe, abide by, and comply with any emergency management duties, orders, regulations, and procedures as made applicable to such person by the appropriate authorities; or
(3) Falsely wear or carry identification as a member of the County Department of Emergency Management, or to otherwise falsely identify or purport himself or herself to be a county emergency management authority.
(B) Any regular or reserve police officer of the State of Indiana or any of its political subdivisions, or any member of the County Department of Emergency Management or a participating emergency service agency, is hereby empowered to issue and serve a civil citation against any person found to be committing an offense described above.
(C) A person who knowingly, intentionally, or recklessly violates I.C. 10-14-3 commits a class B misdemeanor pursuant to I.C. 10-14-3-34.
(Ord. 2014-5, passed 4-21-2014) Penalty, see § 35.99